From the changing leaves to hot apple cider to burning cressets, there's nothing like autumn in the Historic Area. Use your Colonial Williamsburg Annual Pass—our best value on tickets—to see all of the season.
Have you ever wondered what's behind closed doors or below the staircases? On this special behind-the-scenes two-hour walking tour, you'll learn about the little-known facts and secrets that only a private tour guide can tell you. You'll get up-close and personal and go where no guest has ventured on their own. Recommended for guests who are willing to "step" back in time and tread in the actual steps of Washington, Jefferson, and other 18th-century townsfolk. Come join the merriment and discover the mysteries behind what lurks in the unknown world of Colonial Williamsburg from top to bottom!FIND OUT MORE
In the eighteenth century, the haunted tale of Jack of the Lanterns (and the origin of our Jack O’ Lantern) brought a tingle to the spines of young and old alike. This Halloween, the glow of over two-hundred-fifty jack-o-lanterns on Historic Area porches and steps along Duke of Gloucester Street will feed the imagination.Find Out More
Spectacular programming awaits you to celebrate the season and get you in the holiday spirit.
The Historic Area enjoys some quiet time as fires crackle in cressets.
Spring is the season of new life and new growth. Lambs are born and the historic gardens are in bloom.
Summertime is the perfect time for hands-on history. Find 18th-century artifacts with DIG!, our real archaeology dig for kids. Take a ride around the Historic Area in a horse-drawn carriage. Stomp clay at the Brickyard. All you need is your Colonial Williamsburg Admission ticket and a curious mind.